Goodyear Partners with Local Motors, Beep and Jacksonville Transportation Authority on Industry First
AKRON, Ohio, July 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – In an industry first, Goodyear has developed a non-pneumatic (airless) tire (NPT) and wheel assembly to support autonomous vehicle transportation in a city setting for in-field use with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA).
For the past three years, Goodyear and Local Motors have tested an Olli shuttle supported by the NPT at Goodyear testing facilities and other locations reaching several performance targets with respect to load, speed and durability.
AKRON, Ohio, May 24, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today released its annual report on corporate responsibility performance. Despite the challenges from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the report summarizes the Company’s actions in 2020 that demonstrate its continued commitment to ethical and sustainable processes, materials and programs.
April 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goodyear India Limited (GIL), as a part of Goodyear’s Better Future framework and CSR initiative “Solutions to Air Pollution (SAP),”has collaborated with Municipal Corporation of Faridabad (MCF), Corridor Management Unit of Mathura Road, National Highway Authority of India (NHAI), and Indian Pollution Control Association (IPCA) for initiatives to protect the environment, to improve the quality of air that people breathe in Ballabhgarh and Faridabad and to raise awareness regarding air pollution and steps that can be taken to reduce it.
Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India, March 30, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Goodyear South Asia Tyres Private Limited, as part of Goodyear’s Better Future CSR framework, is supporting community-based scientific restoration of Shenpunji Lake in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The aim of the project is to adopt, scientifically revive and ecologically restore Shenpunji Lake.
Goodyear India Limited, as part of Goodyear’s Better Future CSR strategy, is supporting the Government Girls Primary School (GGPS) in Faridabad and Ballabhgarh, Haryana in its aim to enhance the quality and accessibility of education for female students. Goodyear supported infrastructural development and education quality enhancement activities in both the schools, including:
COLMAR-BERG, LUXEMBOURG, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a strategic relationship with UFODRIVE, an all-digital, all-electric car rental company, aimed at improving electric vehicle fleet performance.
The companies will together pursue opportunities to integrate their complementary mobility solutions, including Goodyear’s intelligent tire monitoring system and proactive solutions suite and UFODRIVE’s advanced eMobility software as a service platform.
AKRON, Ohio, March 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ –This year’s Goodyear Innovation Challenge featured a record number of student proposals that addressed current mobility challenges.
The competition, sponsored by Goodyear in collaboration with Case Western Reserve University for the fifth straight year, went fully virtual for the first time. The competition allowed master’s degree students in the United States to use their design and business innovation skills to strategically identify opportunities to win in the future of mobility given a post-pandemic new normal.
AKRON, Ohio, March 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a new sustainable soybean oil procurement policy that reflects its strong commitment to the responsible sourcing of raw materials. The company believes that, through this policy, it can help guide processors, farmers, and all other members of the supply chain to establish practices and make sound environmental and social decisions related to the growing, harvesting, and processing of soybeans.
AKRON, Ohio, March 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company is collaborating with Voyomotive, a connected car technology company, to pilot tire monitoring solutions for more efficient operation of vehicles in the United States.
AKRON, Ohio, March 17, 2021 – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and Dutch research organization TNO are collaborating on a demonstration vehicle that will test the implications of connected tires talking to the vehicle’s control system, most specifically the anti-lock brake system (ABS).